Director of Finance & Commercial Development

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary
16 Oct 2017
29 Oct 2017
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Part time, Permanent

Director of Finance & Commercial Development

Competitive Salary


Part time – 4 days per month


We are seeking a professional and qualified Director of Finance & Commercial Development to join our board and take joint accountability for the overall direction and performance of ENH Pharma Ltd, ensuring the delivery of our strategic plan.

ENH Pharma Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust established in 2015, providing services, including outpatient pharmacy dispensing, across three of the trust sites. Our vision is to improve our services to make things better for patients, staff and the community.

As Director of Finance & Commercial Development you will provide expertise and advice on all financial management issues to the ENH Pharma Board and the Managing Director. Working four days per month, you will lead the development of ENH Pharma’s financial and commercial strategy. You will also:

  • Manage the commissioning processes and the negotiation & management of service level agreements
  • Provide leadership to the Finance Manager, who is employed by the Trust
  • Ensure delivery of the financial services provided through an SLA
  • Engage and maintain a positive and effective relationship with our shareholders and external auditors.

To be successful you will be a professionally qualified accountant e.g. CCAB, ACCA, CIPFA and ideally have an MBA or other relevant postgraduate qualification.  You will have experience at Board level in a dynamic complex organisation and a strong understanding of the commercial and healthcare sector, whether gained through the NHS and/or the independent sector. 

  • Experience of developing and delivering business opportunities/commercial schemes, with a track record of on time, on budget delivery
  • The ability to demonstrate experience of supporting organisations through ongoing change and development programmes
  • Demonstrable track record negotiating major contracts of a comparable scale and complexity to those handled by ENH Pharma
  • A proven track record of strong leadership at a senior level, both within the financial brief and more broadly as a corporate leader and board member.

The expected time commitment for this post will be 4 days per month and an attractive salary will be agreed with the successful candidate. 

To apply or for further information about ENH Pharma Ltd, such as business plans, performance and services, contact Andrew Hood, Managing Director via email on; or Sarah Brierley, Chair via email on

Closing Date: 29th October 2017

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